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Lupita, Michael, and the Future of Black Romance in Film

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • February 19, 2014 12:30 PM
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  • 38 Comments
The other night, I came across a photograph of actress Lupita Nyong’o and actor Michael B. Jordan together on Twitter, with the caption: “A romantic comedy we’d all love to see.”

Watch Lupita Nyong’o, Nate Parker, Corey Hawkins In Clips From Liam Neeson Thriller, Non-Stop

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2014 3:40 PM
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  • 3 Comments
Watch Lupita Nyong’o, Nate Parker, Corey Hawkins In Clips From Liam Neeson Thriller, Non-Stop

All-Women 'Expendables' Movie Is A Go! Director & Writers Attached. Who Should Star?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 11, 2014 6:42 PM
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  • 25 Comments
All-Female 'Expendables' Movie Is A Go! Director & Writers Attached. Who Should Star?

Anthony Anderson Will Host 45th NAACP Image Awards; Lupita Nyong'o, Nicole Beharie, Others Named Presenters

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 10, 2014 3:39 PM
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Anthony Anderson Will Host 45th NAACP Image Awards; Lupita Nyong'o, Nicole Beharie, Others Named Presenters

Lupita Nyongo Wins 1st Major Award Of The Season. Watch Her Moving Acceptance Speech

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 17, 2014 1:57 PM
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Lupita Nyongo Wins 1st Major Award Of The Season. Watch Her Moving Acceptance Speech

Interview: Lupita Nyong'o Takes S&A Inside the Emotion and Brutality of Filming '12 Years a Slave'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • January 16, 2014 12:19 PM
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We've covered Nyong'o's work since about 2010 and know her as a writer and director as well as an actor. She made time to talk with Shadow & Act about her experience on 12 Years a Slave, as well as what's on the horizon for her career.

Ahead Of Oscar Nominations, Lupita Nyong'o Absolutely Delights On Jimmy Kimmel (Watch)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 15, 2014 8:32 PM
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  • 8 Comments
Ahead Of Academy Award Nominations, Lupita Nyong'o Absolutely Delights On Jimmy Kimmel (Watch)

Did Lupita Nyong’o Back Out From ‘12 Years’ Italian Premiere Over Poster Controversy?

  • By Sergio
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  • December 27, 2013 1:36 PM
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Just when you think it's all over, the controversy comes back again.

Six Great Performances By Black Actors In 2013

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • December 19, 2013 6:40 PM
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  • 20 Comments
Six Great Performances By Black Actors In 2013

Watch Octavia Spencer, Lupita Nyong'o, Oprah Winfrey In Hollywood Reporter Awards Season Roundtable Chat

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 25, 2013 5:02 PM
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  • 12 Comments
Watch Octavia Spencer, Lupita Nyong'o, Oprah Winfrey In Hollywood Reporter Awards Season Roundtable Chat